A Mexican Mint Julep – A Mezcal Cocktail

The Mexican Mint Julep is a mezcal cocktail served in a rocks glass and topped with jalepeno and fresh mint.

In the spirit of both Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby, here is a Mexican mint julep cocktail to celebrate them together!     So what do you do when two celebrations fall on the same day? In the spring there aren’t a whole lot of holidays or events that call for big celebrations,Read more

Strawberry Paloma Cocktail Recipe

Strawberry Paloma - A Tequila Cocktail

A twist on the classic Paloma cocktail recipe, we added some strawberry flavor to this Strawberry Paloma!       While all the craze on the days leading up to Cinco de Mayo was about margaritas, we were drinking another great Mexican cocktail the Paloma. We needed a good drink for the weekend festivities andRead more

Where the Sea Meets the Sky – Simple Tequila Drinks

Where The Sea Meets the Sky - A Blue Nectrar Tequila Cocktail

Great, light simple tequila drinks, perfect for anytime of the year!       One of the cool perks of being a cocktail blogger is getting the chance to try out lots of other spirits than the old sorts that we are all familiar with from our days drinking in college. One spirit that weRead more

The Piña de Fuego – Tequila Drink Recipes

A Spicy tequila and pineapple cocktail! One of our best tequila drinks packs a punch!     When the calendar rolls around to the end of April, it never fails that our social media feed fills up with lots of pictures and recipes of margarita. These are to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. While we loveRead more

El Mayor Tequila Dinner and Best Tequila Drinks

One of our tasty fall tequila cocktail recipes, this tequila and pear combination is a great way to celebrate autumn!     We were recently invited to a tequila tasting and dinner by the folks at El Mayor Tequila and Hy-Vee to introduce El Mayor’s small batch tequila to the Midwest market, with Hy-Vee featuringRead more

Peach Margarita with a Kick

A Spicy Peach Margarita recipe, this frozen margarita one is a great combo of sweet and heat!     A good cocktail is a study in melding contrasting flavors into a combination that pleases your senses.  One of the most fun flavor combinations is taking sweet and heat and letting those two flavors play offRead more

Pineapple Cilantro Margarita – Pineapple Cocktail

Pineapple Cilantro Margarita

A refreshing combination of pineapple and cilantro makes for a great pineapple margarita recipe.     We have one rule of thumb we always follow when we celebrate Cinco de Mayo: Always have a top notch margarita or paloma in your hand! This year we decided to try out a brand new margarita using someRead more